- B.A.: Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico
- M.A.: California State University
- Ph.D.: University of California
Specific Research Interests:
- The role of cognitive, emotional, and social factors on individuals’ psychological adjustment and quality of life following exposure to major stressful events (e.g., disasters, loss of a loved one, chronic illness).
- Factors associated with health-behavior change and maintenance among adolescents and adults.